“The two most important games in our hockey career.” Canada overcoming adversity on the doorstep of Olympic qualification

Team Canada. Photo Credit: courtesy of Team Canada women's field hockey team

The last time the Canadian women’s field hockey team qualified for the Olympics was 27 years ago.  Now, the only thing standing between them and Tokyo 2020 is a two-game series against the 2018 World Cup silver medalists, Ireland.   The team has made huge strides in the last year, moving up six

Family First, Kitesurfing Second: Meet kitesurfing’s most famous family

You’ll find it difficult to meet a family with as much sporting talent and passion for what they do as the Bridge family. It’s Steph, Olly and Guy Bridge who will compete in this week’s World Beach Games, but all five members of the family are completely immersed in the extreme

How the NBA is succeeding in making India fall in love with basketball

India, a predominantly cricket crazy nation with a population of over 1.2 billion has enjoyed yet another exhilarating week of sport. No, it's not because they managed to beat the visiting South Africans by a mammoth 203 runs, or due to the thrilling performances from the boxers at the AIBA

Race walker Evan Dunfee sets sights on Tokyo after bronze in Doha

Evan Dunfee after crossing the line in Doha to win the bronze medal. Photo credit: Andy Lyons/IAAF

In Rio, Canadian race walker Evan Dunfee thought he had finished on the podium.  The original bronze medal winner, Hirooki Arai of Japan, had been disqualified for bumping the Canadian, and Dunfee was upgraded to an Olympic medal. However, an appeal by Japan proved to be successful and Dunfee once again settled

The London girl who carries Jamaica’s gymnastic dreams

Gymnast, manager, coach, stunt double, TV presenter – Danusia Francis dons many roles. For the 25-year-old artistic gymnast from London, who dreams of representing Jamaica in the Olympic Games, nothing is too many. She almost had her dream come true in 2016 when she earned Jamaica’s maiden gymnastic berth in the